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In all poker hands not only the highest card determinates the better hand, all cards do. The best five card hand you can form is K:diamonds: J:diamonds: 8:diamonds: 6:diamonds: 2:diamonds: (which is the board). The best hand your opponent can form however is K:diamonds: J:diamonds: T:diamonds: 9:diamonds: 8:diamonds: So, while you both have the King and ...


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The basic book is "how to read a hand" of Ed Miller. You can find the first here One most advanced and most general is "Let there be range" of South and Nguyen. You can find the last here Update: In "Harrington on online cash games : 6-max no-limit hold'em" there is a great chapter on hand reading.


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This is a topic covered with plenty of examples at most decent poker training sites, such as Card Runners, Deuces Cracked, or Grinderschool. Most of those will require a paid subscription. Full disclosure: I own Grinderschool. You can find a list of our videos pertaining to hand reading through our keyword search: 70+ videos on reads, 40+ videos on hand ...


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How many ways can a 5-card draw-poker hand be dealt? In order to calculate the number of ways that a hand can be dealt, meaning that the order of the cards is significant, you need to multiply the possible number of cards at each step together. For a particular hand (meaning 5 specific cards), when the first card is dealt, you have 5 possible cards ...


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I think your first question is asking, "How many ways can one be dealt 5 consecutive cards from a standard deck of 52 cards with the order of cards being distinct hands?" That is to say, a hand with the first card is Ace-of-spades then 2-of-spades then 3 other cards is distinct from being dealt first the 2-of-spades, next the Ace-of-spades, then the 3 other ...


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To calculate all the 5 Card draw poker hands that exist you have to calculate 51! / 47! or explicite way 52 x 51 x 50 x 49 x 48 = 311,875,200 Now you need to know that for poker it doesn't matter wheter you have spades or clubs or whatever color. So in terms of value there are less hands. But that's the number of different hands you can have. What do ...


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If no one uses any cards in their hands, everyone "plays the board." Then everyone (that is left after the betting) splits the pot. The way to lose in this scenario is if someone bets and you fold. The "usual" way to win is that one or both of your cards represents an improvement on the board. In this case, if you had JT, you would make a AKQJT straight, ...



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